Board Meeting Health Updates - Citations
This page reviewed June 29, 2011
The Air Resources Board staff provides monthly updates regarding the latest research findings on Health and Air Pollution. In order to help the public and interested parties better understand the topics of the health updates, we will be posting citations for papers discussed in the health update on this webpage. Because of copyright restrictions, we will be posting the complete citation, with a link to the article at the respective journal. We will post links to the actual paper when applicable. Links to citations and papers for current and past health updates are provided below.
Thursday, November 19 - Sacramento - Health Impacts of Diesel PM: An Update
Pope CA 3rd. Respiratory disease associated with community air pollution and a steel mill, Utah Valley. Am J Public Health. 1989 May; 79(5): 623–628.
Avol EL, Gauderman WJ, Tan SM, London SJ, Peters JM. Respiratory effects of relocating to areas of differing air pollution levels. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2001 Dec 1;164(11):2067-72.
Thursday, June 25 - Sacramento - The Urban Environment and Health
Li F, et al. Built environment and 1-year change in weight and waist circumference in middle-aged and older adults: Portland Neighborhood Environment and Health Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2009;169(4): 401-8.
Li F, et al. Built environment and changes in blood pressure in middle aged and older adults. Prev Med. 2009; 48(3): 237-41.
Thursday, May 28 - Sacramento - Reductions in Fine Particulate Matter and Improvements in Life Expectancy
Thursday, April 23 - Sacramento - Asthma Onset and Exacerbation in Children Exposed to Traffic-Related Air Pollution
Rob McConnell, Kiros Berhane, Ling Yao, Michael Jerrett, Fred Lurmann, Frank Gilliland, Nino Kunzli, Jim Gauderman, Ed Avol, Duncan Thomas and John Peters. 2006. Traffic, Susceptibility, and Childhood Asthma.Environmental Health Perspectives 114:766-772
W. James Gauderman, Edward Avol, Fred Lurmann, Nino Kuenzli, Frank Gilliland, John Peters and Rob McConnell. 2005. Childhood Asthma and Exposure to Traffic and Nitrogen Dioxide. Epidemiology 16: 737-743
Rob McConnell, Kiros Berhane, Frank Gilliland, Stephanie J London, Talat Islam, W James Gauderman, Edward Avol, Helene G Margolis and John M Peters. 2002. Asthma in exercising children exposed to ozone: a cohort study. Lancet 359: 386-391
Thursday, March 26 - Sacramento - Air Pollution and Childhood Respiratory Allergies
Thursday, February 26 - Sacramento - Exposure to Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Indicators of Adverse Health Effects in Adults with Heart Disease
Michael T. Kleinman, Nosratola D. Vaziri, John Longhurst, Frank Zaldivar, and Constantinos Sioutas.
Circulating Biomarkers of Inflammation, Antioxidant Activity, and Platelet Activation Are Associated with Primary Combustion Aerosols in Subjects with Coronary Artery Disease.
Environmental Health Perspectives, 116:898–906, 2008.
Thursday, January 22, 2009- Sacramento - The Potential Health Impacts Of Residential Wood Burning
- Associations between health effects and particulate matter and black carbon in subjects with
Jansen KL, Larson TV, Koenig JQ, Mar TF, Fields C, Stewart J, Lippmann M.
Environ Health Perspect. 2005 Dec;113(12):1741-6.
The article is available.
particle source apportionment and daily hospital admissions among children and
elderly in Copenhagen.
Andersen ZJ, Wahlin P, Raaschou-Nielsen O, Scheike T, Loft S.
J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2007 Nov;17(7):625-36. Epub 2007 May 9.
in lung function and airway inflammation among asthmatic children residing in a
woodsmoke-impacted urban area.
Allen RW, Mar T, Koenig J, Liu LJ, Gould T, Simpson C, Larson T.
Inhal Toxicol. 2008 Feb;20(4):423-33.
exposure to wood-smoke particles in healthy humans: effects on markers of
inflammation, coagulation, and lipid peroxidation.
Barregard L, Sällsten G, Gustafson P, Andersson L, Johansson L, Basu S, Stigendal L.
Inhal Toxicol. 2006 Oct;18(11):845-53.
Thursday, December 11, 2008 - Sacramento - Lung Cancer by Occupation in the U.S. Trucking Industry.
The article is available.
Thursday, October 23, 2008 - Sacramento - The Effect of Prenatal and Early Childhood Exposure to Air Pollution on Lung Function in Asthmatic Children
Air Pollution and Pulmonary Function in Asthmatic Children Effects of Prenatal and Lifetime Exposures.
Epidemiology, 19: 550-557, 2008.
Thursday, September 25, 2008 - Diamond Bar - Indoor Chemicals Linked to Respiratory and Allergic Effects in Children
Indoor Residential Chemical Emissions as Risk Factors for Respiratory and Allergic Effects in Children: A Review.
Indoor Air, 17(4): 259-277, 2007.
Thursday, July 24, 2008 - Sacramento - Short-Term Health Effects Associated with Exposure to Air Pollution During Exercise
Respiratory Effects of Exposure to Diesel Traffic in Persons with Asthma.
New England Journal of Medicine, 357:2348-58, 2007.
Thursday, April 24, 2008 - Oakland - Effects on the Heart from PM Exposure and a Possible Role of Genetics
HFE Genotype, Particulate Air Pollution, and Heart Rate Variability: A Gene-Environment Interaction.
Thursday, March 27, 2008 - Sacramento - Wildfire Smoke and Respiratory Symptoms in Children
Health Effects of the 2003 Southern California Wildfires on Children
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 174: 1221-1228, 2006
Thursday, December 6, 2007 - El Monte - Chronic Air Pollution Exposure and Adverse Effects on the Brain: A Review
Pediatric Respiratory and Systemic Effects of Chronic Air Pollution Exposure: Nose, Lung, Heart, and Brain Pathology
Toxicologic Pathology, 35(1): 154-162, 2007
Thursday, October 25, 2007 - Sacramento - Association between Exposure to Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Adverse Health Effects in Adults
Beate Ritz, MD, PhD
Traffic and outdoor air pollution levels near residences and poorly controlled asthma in adults
ANNALS OF ALLERGY, ASTHMA & IMUUNOLOGY; VOLUME 98, MAY. 2007
Thursday, June 26, 2007 - Sacramento - PM mortality relationship - Statewide air quality heath impacts & good movement impacts
Ischemic Heart Disease Events Triggered by Short-Term Exposure to Fine Particulate Air Pollution
Circulation 2006; 114;2443-2448; originally published online Nov 13, 2006;
The online version of this article, along with updated information and services, is available.
Thursday, June 21, 2007 - Los Angeles - Influence of Genetic Variants on Ozone Responses of Asthmatic Children
GSTM1 and GSTP1 and respiratory health in asthmatic children exposed to ozone
European Respiratory Journal - 28: 953-959, 2006.
Thursday, May 24, 2007 - San Diego - Long-Term Exposure to Air Pollution and Incidence of Cardiovascular Events in Women
Jeffrey H. Sullivan, M.D., M.H.S., Garnet L. Anderson, Ph.D., and Joel D. Kaufman, M.D., M.P.H.
Long-Term Exposure to Air Pollution and Incidence of Cardiovascular Events in Women
New England Journal of Medicine - Vol. 356 no. 5, February 1, 2007
Thursday, April 26, 2007 - Sacramento - Health Impacts of Fine Particle Components in California
Fine Particulate Air Pollution and Mortality in Nine California Counties:Results from CALFINE
Environmental Health Perspectives " VOLUME 114 | NUMBER 1 | January 2006
Bart Ostro, Wen-Ying Feng, Rachel Broadwin, Shelley Green, and Michael Lipsett
The Effects of Components of Fine Particulate Air Pollution on Mortality in California: Results from CALFINE
Environmental Health Perspectives " VOLUME 115 | NUMBER 1 | January 2007
Thursday, March 22, 2007 - Sacramento - Health Effects Associated with Traffic-Related Air Pollution
Lancet. 2007 Feb 17;369(9561):571-7
Thursday, January 25, 2007 - Sacramento - The Health Impacts of Coarse Particulate Matter
Coarse Particles and Heart Rate Variability among Older Adults with
Coronary Artery Disease in the Coachella Valley, California
Environmental Health Perspectives, volume 114, number 8, August 2006
Thursday, December 7, 2006 - Bakersfield - Health Impacts of Air Pollution in the San Joaquin Valley
Distribution of Particulate Matter and Tissue Remodeling in the Human Lung,
Environ Health Perspect, 108:1063-1069 (2000).
Kevin R. Smith, Seongheon Kim, Julian J. Recendez, Stephen V. Teague, Margaret G. Ménache, David E. Grubbs, Constantinos Sioutas, and Kent E. Pinkerton,
Airborne Particles of the California Central Valley Alter the Lungs of Healthy Adult Rats,
Environ Health Perspect, 111:902-908 (2003).
Stephen K. Van Den Eeden, Charles P. Quesenberry, Jr., Jun Shan, Fred Lurmann,
Particulate Air Pollution and Morbidity in the California Central Valley: a High Particulate Pollution Region,
California Air Resources Board, (2002).
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Thursday, November 16, 2006 - San Francisco - Cancer risk from air pollutants in a population of inner-city teenagers
Cancer risk from air pollutants in a population of inner-city teenagers Living in New York and Los Angeles
Environmental Health Perspectives, volume 114, number 10, October 2006
Thursday, October 19, 2006 - Sacramento - Air Pollution and Infant Mortality in California
Fine Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Air Pollution and Selected Causes of Postneonatal Infant Mortality in California
Environmental Health Perspectives, volume 114, Number 5, May 2006
Ritz, et al.,
Air Pollution and Infant Death in Southern California,1989 2000,
PEDIATRICS Volume 118, Number 2, August 2006
Thursday, September 28, 2006 - Sacramento - Indoor Air Chemistry and Implications for Health
Cleaning products and air fresheners: emissions and resulting concentrations of glycol ethers and terpenoids.
Indoor Air 2006, 16, 179-191.
H Destaillats, MM Lunden, BC Singer, BK Coleman, AT Hodgson, CJ Weschler, and WW Nazaroff,
Indoor secondary pollutants from household product emissions in the presence of ozone: a bench-scale chamber study.
Environ. Sci. Technol. 2006, 40, 4421-4428.
This article has supporting information which is available.
BC Singer, BK Coleman, H Destaillats, AT Hodgson, MM Lunden, CJ Weschler, and WW Nazaroff,
Indoor secondary pollutants from cleaning product and air freshener use in the presence of ozone.
Atmospheric Environment, in press.
The article is available.
The final report for the ARB research contract which was the source of this information is available.
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